IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 12, 2011
Mr. Coons (for himself, Mr. Carper, and Mr. Casey) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To designate additional segments and tributaries of White Clay Creek, in the States of Delaware and Pennsylvania, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
This Act may be cited as the
White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River
Expansion Act of 2011.
Designation of segments of White Clay Creek, as scenic and recreational rivers
Section 3(a)(163) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S. C. 1274(a)(163)) is amended—
in the matter preceding subparagraph (A)—
190 miles and inserting
199 miles; and
the recommended designation and classification maps (dated June
2000) and inserting
the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek Wild and
Scenic River Designated Area Map’ and dated July 2008, the map entitled ‘White
Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Classification Map’ and dated July 2008, and
the map entitled ‘White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River Proposed
Additional Designated Segments-July 2008’;
by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:
22.4 miles of the east branch beginning at the southern boundary line of the Borough of Avondale, including Walnut Run, Broad Run, and Egypt Run, outside the boundaries of the White Clay Creek Preserve, as a recreational river.
by striking subparagraph (H) and inserting the following:
14.3 miles of the main stem, including Lamborn Run, that flow through the boundaries of the White Clay Creek Preserve, Pennsylvania and Delaware, and White Clay Creek State Park, Delaware beginning at the confluence of the east and middle branches in London Britain Township, Pennsylvania, downstream to the northern boundary line of the City of Newark, Delaware, as a scenic river.
Administration of White Clay Creek
Sections 4 through 8 of Public Law 106–357 (16 U.S.C. 1274 note; 114 Stat. 1393), shall be applicable to the additional segments of the White Clay Creek designated by the amendments made by section 2.